Coordinator: Strategic Management Board

Credit units: 3

Study time: 75



1. Learn the basics of computer-based learning.

2. Master the e-learning platform of the MSc in Disaster Medicine (MSc DM).

3. Apply distance learning strategies in an e-learning course.


Previous knowledge
Basic knowledge and use of computers.


Study material
The website of the Master ( provides the students with the core content and “need to read” material. Exercises, executed individually or in group, at the website of the Master or during the live-in course.


Mode of assessment
Test at the end of the lecture and/of the module and final examination via Internet.




1. Introduction to distance learning (D. Colombo)

2. Base-line assessment of students (M. Tengattini, F. Merlo)

3. Access to remote electronic library resources (I. Hubloue)


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